Practice Exercises for Pre-Algebra

Short Answer Directions: Read each question. Click once in an ANSWER BOX and type in your answer. After you click ENTER, a message will appear in the RESULTS BOX to indicate whether your answer is correct or incorrect. To start over, click CLEAR. Answers should be entered as integers.

Multiple Choice Directions: Select your answer by clicking on its button. Feedback to your answer is provided in the RESULTS BOX. If you make a mistake, choose a different button.

1.  Evaluate this arithmetic expression:
7 x 8 - 6 ÷ 2 + 18 x 3
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2.  Evaluate this arithmetic expression:
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3.  Evaluate this arithmetic expression:
15 - 2 x 32 ÷ 6
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4.  Evaluate this arithmetic expression:
36 ÷ (7-4)2 + 21
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5.  Evaluate this arithmetic expression:
[54 - 3(2 + 4)] ÷ -9
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6.  Evaluate this arithmetic expression:
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7.  Which algebraic expression correctly represents this phrase?
Twenty-five less than three times a number.

 
 
25 - 3x
3 - 25x
3x - 25
None of the above.

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8.  Which algebraic expression correctly represents this phrase?
The quotient of a number and seven, decreased by ten. 

 
 
7p - 10
10 - 7p
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9.  Which sentence correctly represents this algebraic equation?
2w - 9 = 32 

 
 
Nine less than twice a number is thirty-two.
Nine is thirty-two more than twice a number.
Nine is thirty-two less than twice a number.
None of the above.

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10.  Which sentence correctly represents this algebraic equation?
 
The quotient of a number and forty-two is seven.
The quotient of forty-two and a number is seven.
The quotient of seven and forty-two is a number.
None of the above.

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